The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.60% 20.00% 5.31%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 88.89% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £24,000 £32,570 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +8.56%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

System Software Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 13.79% 22.50% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Average salary £24,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £32,570
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.26%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wolverhampton region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) XenServer
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Intel
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) CRM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) CCEE
1 1 (8.33%) CCAA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenServer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Intel
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) SunGard
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell